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The “world wide” web: a recent UK approach to determining copyright jurisdiction
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 23 2015

Determining a website's jurisdiction (or jurisdictions) can be complex. For example, the website may be hosted in one country, but receive visitor


Combating Counterfeit Products Act: broader protection for brand owners at the border
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2015

At long last, brand owners have a broader range of enforcement options in Canada. On Dec. 9, 2014, the Combating Counterfeit Products Act ("CCPA"


Extended protection for published sound recordings and performances fixed in sound recordings now in force
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • June 25 2015

Changes to the Copyright Act extending the term of protection for sound recordings and musical and other audio performances automatically came into


A practical guide to software license agreements: source code escrow arrangements
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 28 2013

Software license agreements often include a source code escrow arrangement that allows the customer to access and use source code for the licensed


Meta-morphosis: tag, you’re it: Federal Court decision gives no copyright or trademark protection to metatags
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • July 3 2015

The success of a business that operates online is, in large part, driven by how effective the business is in utilizing search engines, which drive


Software licenses and indemnities: what obligations are you taking on?
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • June 5 2013

License agreements often contain indemnities. An indemnity is a contractual obligation to step in and reimburse some financial obligation such as a


Jumping the geofence: examining Canadians’ use of VPNs to access U.S. Netflix
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 17 2015

An estimated one million Canadian households are jumping the "geofence" to watch shows and movies that aren't available for streaming in Canada


Software license agreements - A practical guide
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 6 2014

Computer software is an essential tool for almost every business. Businesses use computer software to design and create products, perform services


“Idea theft” lawsuits gain new life in United States
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 29 2012

In a case with several important echoes to Canadian appellate law, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has revived the actor’s Hayden Christensen’s “idea theft” lawsuit against the USA Network this week in the Forest Park Pictures v. Universal Television Network Inc. decision


A practical guide to software license agreements understanding IP infringement indemnity and remedies
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 11 2013

Software license agreements often include a provision known as an "IP infringement indemnity" that requires the software vendor to